After the scandal, Barr relinquished her creative rights to the show, and for the many fans, ABC decided to make a spin-off about the fictional family on the show, minus the former title character, of course.
Giving the revival season's prescription-drug abuse storyline, you probably guessed "opioid overdose". "It's done. It's over". According to Roseanne herself, the show is going to kill her off by an apparent opioid overdose. She should've died as a hero or not at all ...'More news: Russian Federation military aircraft 'disappeared' off Syria during Israeli strikes
On May 29, ABC announced that it had cancelled Roseanne just hours after Barr apologised for published a racist tweet directed at a former aide to President Barack Obama.
Barr later apologized, appearing to partly blame the sleep aid Ambien for the tweet.
"It wasn't enough to [fire me], they had to so cruelly insult the people who loved that family and that show", she said.More news: Deadly Typhoon Mangkhut shakes Hong Kong buildings as it moves into China
"There's nothing I can do about it", she acknowledged.
"Roseanne" costar John Goodman speaks out for the first time since ABC's cancelation of the hit sitcom, defending Roseanne Barr against allegations of racism; Jonathan Hunt reports from Los Angeles.
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